Former Scottish player Ally McCoist has criticised rival fans for branding Arsenal ‘bottle jobs’ during their 4-1 defeat to City.
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According to the pundit, the expression “bottle it” comes from people who “haven’t played sport at any level.”
The loss against City on Wednesday delivered Arteta’s team a severe setback in their quest to win the league. The good news is that they have secured Champions League football.
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Ally McCoist told TalkSPORT:
“See this term bottle it, it comes from people who have not played sport at any level.
“Nonsense, Manchester CIty were tremendous and never allowed Arsenal a kick at the ball effectively.”
“Never mind ‘bottled it’ let’s talk about City’s brilliance.”